Steele: We Cannot Wait For Donald Trump To Stop 'Acting Like A Petulant Child'
Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele believes that the Trump administration needs to accept that Joe Biden has won the presidency and start working with Biden's transition team, because people's ‘lives are at stake'. Aired on 11/18/2020.
"Death is when you are afraid to speak the truth." That's the strong message from Nigerian campaigner Aisha Yesufu. She was one of the founders of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, after nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok by Boko Haram six years ago. Yesufu is currently one of those leading protests in Nigeria, accusing the police of kidnapping, murder, rape and torture. "We're simply asking for police brutality to stop," she told us on Perspective. 70 million Americans have voted for Donald Trump in 2020 - eight million more than in 2016.
The presidential election has shown just how broad his support base is. In fact, exit polls suggest people were actively voting for Donald Trump, whereas Joe Biden voters were more likely to be voting for the least bad option.
We've taken a look beyond the stereotypes to see where Trump's support came from. European leaders have remained largely silent as the US continue to count its votes.
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa was the only one to congratulate Donald Trump yesterday in a controversial tweet. But the EU's Foreign Affairs chief, Josep Borrell, said 'We must wait for a result.' As the US heads to the polls in what might be a historical Election Day, Florida is also one of the powerhouses of every Presidential election with its 29 electoral votes. No Republican candidate has ever made it to the White House without winning the swing state as well, "many seeing Florida as make-or-break for Donald Trump in his bid for re-election", FRANCE 24's Clovis Casali reports from Miami.